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Communications Division

Oversees all public relations and media activities for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the California Department of Education.

Bill Ainsworth, Director

Phone: 916-319-0818
Fax: 916-319-0100

The Communications Division is part of the Office of the State Superintendent.

Related Links

Editorials & Letters
Superintendent Tom Torlakson's opinion articles, letters to the editor, thoughts on education issues, and other correspondence.

Educational Resources Catalog
Publications and other educational resources from CDE Press, the Department's publications office.

Information on how to access prerecorded audio and video, Webcasts, podcasts, still pictures, and PowerPoint presentations of the California Department of Education.

News Releases
Latest developments, announcements, and statements from Superintendent Torlakson that include information on programs, test results, and assistance for students, educators, and school districts.

Quick References
Information about Superintendent Torlakson and his executive staff and quick references to demographic data about students, schools, teachers, and teacher salaries.

Full transcripts of Superintendent Torlakson's presentations made at various public speaking engagements around the state.

Questions:   Communications Division | | 916-319-0818
News media may use: Reporter Request Form
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Recently Posted in Department Information
  • Draft Web Page and Website Standards (added 09-Jan-2018)
    Describes CDE’s requirements for web pages. This document is part of the CDE Web Standards.
  • Draft PDF Web Standards (added 04-Dec-2017)
    Describes CDE’s requirements for PDF documents. This document is part of the CDE Web Standards.
  • Draft MS PowerPoint Web Standards (added 18-Nov-2017)
    Describes CDE’s requirements for Microsoft (MS) PowerPoint presentations. This document is part of the CDE Web Standards.